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Business law education targeted to six inner city neighborhoods

The Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco explained the sale of tobacco and alcohol to locals

The sale of alcohol and tobacco to minors was the topic of the first Business/Law Enforcement Group meeting of the Urban Drug Free Community Coalition/Gang Alternative Inc.'s, meeting Aug. 20. Lt. Gustavo Luna of Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, Miami-Dade Police Sgt. Karyn Kinsie and Officer Judy Chacon presented a law enforcement perspective and update on current activities at the meeting, held at the Urban League of Greater Miami Freedom Hall Sanctuary.

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Marlins youth win RBI World Series

Team won the Senior Baseball Division Championship

The Miami Marlins RBI youth baseball team recently won the Senior Baseball Division Championship of the 2015 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series. This is the team’s fourth overall RBI World Series baseball championship and their first in the Senior Division since 2004. This also marks the second consecutive baseball championship for the Miami Marlins RBI program. They won the Junior Baseball Division Championship at the 2014 RBI World Series.

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Barry University’s women’s soccer in full swing

Coach adds freshmen for 2015 season

Denise Brolly, head coach of Barry University’s women’s soccer team, added five freshman signees for the 2015 season as practice started on Monday. The five freshmen include Jade Adams, Alissa Bello, Brittany Larosa, Ingrid Lian and Molly Sharpe. "We added a lot with this recruiting class," Brolly said. "We added a lot of different pieces, building depth in all areas of the field. We project that the players we added will create additional goal scoring opportunities and flare to the team. Among the group are aggressive, no-nonsense players who have proven to have what it takes to win."

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Black business matters every day, every way

"We have to stop buying into this limited celebration of worth and know and understand our value and our worth each and every day. We must step up and have a real dialogue among ourselves; no one else should dictate and predicate when we should celebrate ourselves. " - G. Eric Knowles, President & CEO of Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce

William Randolph Community Park dedicated this Saturday

South Miami-Dade gets park named after the Goulds area founder Miami Times staff report

In 1900, William Randolph filed a U.S. Homestead Application for a 160-acre tract of land in southern Miami-Dade County, now known as Goulds. He received the property deed 12 years later, during William Howard Taft’s presidency. In July of 1920 he and his wife Ana platted the Goulds subdivision.

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Clara Mae Temple turns 100 Aug. 29

“The days of our life are seventy years, or perhaps eighty, if we are strong; . . .” - Psalms 90:10 NRSV

Clara Mae Temple, whose life illustrates the perfection of God that she speaks about, will turn 100 on Aug. 29. Her family will celebrate the centenarian at 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Ensueno Banquet Hall, 4886 W. Fourth Ave., in Hialeah. The celebration colors are royal purple and gold.

Catch the vision and run with it

Forward Thinkers need to declare the good news of Jesus, no matter what the issue

“The first step toward creating an improved future is developing the ability to envision it. VISION will ignite the fire of passion that fuels our commitment to do WHATEVER IT TAKES to achieve excellence. Only VISION allows us to transform dreams of greatness into the reality of achievement through human action. VISION has no boundaries and knows no limits. Our VISION is what we become in life. ” —Tony Dungy

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Churches unite as First Deliverance

Supportive pastor ‘reaching the unreachable’

Errol P. Cooper was born to the late Deacon Lenwood and Mother Annie Lee Cooper Sr. Nov. 27, 1963 in Miami. He was raised by God-fearing parents that took him to church regularly and lived holy, righteous, lives before him, his brother, Lenwood Jr., and their foster siblings: Vanessa Harper, Stephanie Wright, Judy and Edward Berry.

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Commission supports Haitian Dominicans

Residents say park plans is bait and switch at Miramar meeting

Miramar joined a list of cities, including North Miami, and Miami-Dade County, in its condemnation of a law that could potentially leave hundreds of Haitian-Dominicans stateless.

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Back to School Fun Day a success

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson hosted the ninth annual Back to School Fun Day at Olinda Park on Saturday, Aug. 15. More than 2,000 book bags filled with school supplies were distributed to students at the park, located at 2101 NW 51st St. In addition, the Florida Health Department gave out free vaccines to children and Bascom Palmer performed vision tests to children and adults.

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Miami-Dade teacher loses home in tragic fire

UTD President Fedrick Ingram, quickly stepped up and assisted with donations.

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$1 million investment coming to Overtown

Allegany Franciscan Ministries to invest in projects of the community’s choice

Nonprofit organization to invest money into Overtown

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Flawed disparity study leads to changes

School Board implements anti-discriminatory policy and reinstates the M/WBE program

Policy could change how school district deals with Black firms

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Brian Dennis to Miami-Dade mayor: 'I drive around Coral Gables ... and I know how the other half lives as well'

Miami Times "Word on The Street" columnist Brian Dennis responds to Miami-Dade Mayor

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Louis Stokes, Congressman and champion of the poor, dies at 90

Louis Stokes garnered national attention as the head of the House Select Committee on Assassinations, which after two years of investigations in the late 1970s concluded that the Kennedy and King killings may have involved conspiracies.

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Who is looking out for the children?

For the 2014 Federal fiscal year, Title I, Part A was the single largest investment for K-12 education with an estimated $14.4 billion dollars allocated.

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#1 ranked Miami Central Rockets beats Royal Palm Wildcats 48-6

Royal Palm Beach no match for powerful Miami Central

Royal Palm Beach no match for powerful Miami Central. Miami Central is ranked #1 in the 2015 South Florida High School Football preseason top 20 ranking

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Deadly shooting during live TV news report in Va.

A gunman killed a reporter and videographer for a CBS affiliate in Virginia in a shooting that was broadcast live Wednesday morning.

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President Obama visits New Orleans to commemorate 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina left some 1,800 dead and a million people displaced

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, President Barack Obama will visit the city on Thursday, Aug. 27th

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From Jena 6 to law school: Theodore Shaw

A guy who was charged with attempted murder as part of the notorious 'Jena Six' got a full ride to law school

The Jena Six were initially charged with attempted second-degree murder for beating a student who had to go to the emergency room but who later attended a school event that same night.

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